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The Waste Land

…Through “The Waste Land,” T. S. Eliot brings clarity and richness to this poem using appropriate devices. The analysis of some of the literary devices is given below. Metaphor: There…

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

…anguish is at its peak in this soliloquy. Literary Devices Tone: Gloomy and dejected. Metaphor: “To sleep” is a metaphor representing death, while “dream” is metaphor for consciousness after death….

“Hope” is the Thing with Feathers

…/i/ in “I’ve heard it in the chilliest land.” Metaphor: There is one extended metaphor in the poem. Dickenson has compared hope with “feathers”/ “bird” which shows how it sings…

Rhetorical Devices

…a word or expression in the first part of some verses. Refrain: The lines that are repeated at some distance in the poems are called refrain. Metaphor: It is a…

A Change is as Good as A Rest

…while.” The proverb has been used to reflect the change that becomes metaphorical in a sense. Example #2: “He is habitual of thinking a change is as good as a…

One Art

metaphor used in this poem. It is used in the final stanza where it is stated as, “—Even losing you” Here, “you” is the metaphor for the speaker’s lost happiness….

A Bird in the Hand

…Sentences as Literary Devices Example #1: The phrase ‘a bird in the hand’ can be used as a metaphor. For example, ‘He did not sell his land to purchase more…

The Chimney Sweeper

…‘weep! ‘weep! ‘weep!” and the sound of /i/ in “And so he was quiet, & that very night”. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison…

The Flea

…uses “flea” as an extended metaphor to demonstrate his desire to have intimacy. At the outset, he says that their blood is mixed in the body of the flea, implying…

A Diamond in the Rough

…This phrase is also used as a metaphor such as “You cannot judge him as he is a diamond in the rough.” Here the phrase has been used as a…